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sublease

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noun sub·lease \ˈsəb-ˈlēs, -ˌlēs\

Simple Definition of sublease

  • : a legal agreement by which someone who is renting an apartment, house, etc., is allowed to rent it to someone else for a period of time

Full Definition of sublease

  1. :  a lease by a tenant or lessee of part or all of leased premises to another person but with the original tenant retaining some right or interest under the original lease


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sublease

transitive verb sub·lease

Definition of sublease

  1. :  to make or obtain a sublease of



Examples of sublease

  1. She subleased her apartment to a student for the summer.

  2. The agency subleases office space from a law firm.



Circa 1843

First Known Use of sublease

circa 1843


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